The Memphis Grizzlies (47-27) host the Orlando Magic (32-43) on March 28, 2023 at FedExForum. The Grizzlies are favorites by seven points as they enter the matchup winners of six in a row and are 9-1 in their last 10 games. The over/under is 229 points for the matchup.
How to bet Grizzlies vs. Magic
Memphis Grizzlies vs. Orlando Magic Odds
The spread for this matchup is set at 7 points, with bookmakers listing the Grizzlies as the favorites.
As for the moneyline, the Grizzlies have -281 odds to pick up the win, while the Magic are listed at +228 to claim victory.
Finally, the over/under for the game is set at 229 points.
Grizzlies vs. Magic Game Time and How to Watch
- Game Day: Tuesday, March 28, 2023
- Game Time: 8:00 PM ET
- TV Channel: BSSE
- Location: Memphis, Tennessee
- Arena: FedExForum
Grizzlies vs. Magic Betting Trends
In the Grizzlies’ 74 games this year, they have 35 wins against the spread. Memphis has been the favorite in 57 games this season and has come away with the win 44 times (77.2%) in those contests. The Grizzlies have hit the over in 44% of their opportunities this year (33 times over 75 games with a set point total).
The Magic are 41-31-3 against the spread this year. Orlando has won 24 of the 58 games it was listed as the moneyline underdog this season (41.4%). The Magic have gone over the point total 49.3% of the time this season (37 of 75 games with a set point total).
Potential Starting Lineups and Key Players
|Jaren Jackson Jr.||57||18||6.7||0.9||1.1||3.1||1.5|
|Wendell Carter Jr.||52||15.6||8.8||2.3||0.4||0.6||1.3|
Grizzlies vs. Magic Injury Report
Magic: Jonathan Isaac: Out (Injury Management), Patrick Beverley: Out (Trade Pending), Kevon Harris: Out (Elbow)
What you need to know about the Memphis Grizzlies
Memphis is seventh in the NBA with 116.8 points per game this season. At the other end, it ranks seventh with 112.4 points allowed per contest. The Grizzlies put up 120 points per game at home, compared to 113.5 points per game in road games, a difference of 6.5 points per contest. The Grizzlies’ offense has been much improved over their last 10 games, putting up 124.1 points per contest compared to the 116.8 they’ve averaged this season.
Memphis is 17th in the NBA with 11.9 threes per game this season. Meanwhile, it ranks 21st with a 35.1% shooting percentage from downtown. The Grizzlies have taken 63.3% two-pointers and 36.7% three-pointers this year. Of the team’s baskets, 72.8% are two-pointers and 27.2% are three-pointers.
What you need to know about the Orlando Magic
Orlando is the fifth-worst squad in the league in points scored (111.8 per game) and 17th in points conceded (114.2). At home the Magic are scoring 114.5 points per game, 5.6 more than they are averaging on the road (108.9). The Magic are putting up 117 points per game over their past 10 games, compared to their season average of 111.8.
In 2022-23 Orlando is fourth-worst in the league in 3-point makes (10.6 per game) and rank 24th in 3-point percentage (34.7%). The Magic take 64.4% percent of their shots from inside the arc, and 35.6% percent from beyond it. In terms of makes, 73.9% of the Magic’s buckets are 2-pointers, and 26.1% are 3-pointers.
Our pick to win this matchup is the Grizzlies, and we expect that Grizzlies will cover the spread (Grizzlies -7). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going under the posted total of 229 points.
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